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Published: 31 January 2013

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780199568734

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Introduction to Environmental Economics

Second Edition

Nick Hanley, Jason Shogren, and Ben White

  • Careful explanation of key economic concepts in the context of environmental problems makes this book an ideal introduction to the study of environmental economics
  • Coverage of problems such as climate change, water pollution, and loss of biodiversity provides an invaluable global overview of the most pressing environmental issues of our time
  • Assessment of different theoretical approaches to environmental economics provides a key to understanding the various possible policy responses to major environmental issues
  • Case studies of environmental problems from across the world combine a global picture with in-depth descriptions of specific concrete examples

New to this Edition:

  • Substantial revision of all existing chapters.
  • Greater focus on environmental policy and management links and links to policy issues which have recently emerged.
  • Updating of box sections with recent findings from the literature.
  • New pedagogical features including tutorial questions and definitions.